MB pads are designed for your car, and do a very good job, but there are a few aftermarket pads that will enhance your braking performance and will present no problems.
One of the best ways to get full performance from your stock system is to add stainless steel brake lines, you will stop quicker. Stu Ritter wrote an article about upgrading to ss brake lines, in the Star.
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500E sway bars
210 16in wheels